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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

First Degree in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a discipline at the interface of the ongoing revolutions in biology and computer science. It aims to analyse and understand biological and biomedical data, particularly at the cellular and molecular level. It involves the development and application of algorithms and computational tools, namely artificial intelligence and machine learning, to organise, analyse and extract relevant information from large sets of biological data, contributing to advances in areas such as genomics and other omics, genetics, systems biology, pathology, ecology, evolution, epidemiology, among others.

Funding Entities

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Faculty of Sciences
Taught in collaboration with
Faculty of Pharmacy (UP)
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (UP)
Type of Course
First Degree
6 Semesters / 180.0 ECTS
Mark of the last classified*

1ª Phase 165.3

Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 697.00€
International: 3500.00€
CPLP International: 2100.00€

* Information only related to the National Call for Applications

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Cr 26/2023 in July 19, 2023


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: June 30, 2023

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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